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David Hwang



Overall Experience
489 reviews
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Aug 05, 2020
Dr. Hwang is fantastic. I can't speak too highly of him.
Aug 05, 2020
Dr Hwang and the whole team are amazing caring providers
Jul 22, 2020
Dr. Hwang is an exceptional care provider. The best I have ever had anywhere.
Jun 26, 2020
The provider doctor is using virtual communicate with his assistants He has to run in and out to the different rooms. I think for courtesy he should explain that to patients.
Jun 07, 2020
Good experience. I've chosen him to do my surgery
May 29, 2020
Dr. Hwang is a world class lens specialist and I'm grateful to be in his practice.
May 27, 2020
additional time and the absence of a sense of rush of the appointment experience given the context of a COVID-appointment the appointment was fruitful and cohesive and professionally compplete.
Mar 05, 2020
Feb 29, 2020
This is one of the finest doctors in our country in his category. Brilliant knowledge about everything I have ever had or brought up with simple answers I think anyone would understand him. He also has an award winning personality warm kind compassionate he can make any patient comfortable seeing him.
Feb 29, 2020
After the visit I feel relax my eyes problems have been arranged to be fixed in future accordingly. I feel confident with Dr Hwang
Feb 26, 2020
Assistants to the care provider were able to answer questions before being seen by the care giver (Ophthalmologist).
Feb 13, 2020
On this visit the care provider was a technician who took machine pictures of my eyes.
Feb 09, 2020
doctor not concerned about light sensitivity and said it would subside in a few days. it hasn't.
Jan 27, 2020
Jan 16, 2020
no patience to listen and ignored to answer my questions.
Jan 16, 2020
Very positive experience and interaction
Jan 15, 2020
terrific doctor
Jan 13, 2020
Dr Hwang is kind expert and knowledgeable.
Dec 19, 2019
This doctor is an excellent surgeon. However he can become defensive when patients ask questions especially if something has gone wrong.
Dec 04, 2019
Dr Hwang is excellent
Nov 27, 2019
Again main issue was wait time.
Nov 24, 2019
Dr Hwang is the BEST! Thank you!
Nov 23, 2019
Dr. David Hwang is great. I'm extremely with my first cataract on my right eye so that's why I'm coming back to him again for the other eye. I'm very happy with my result.
Nov 21, 2019
Completely believe this is the best care team i could possibly have
Nov 20, 2019
hands on
Nov 16, 2019
very good
Nov 13, 2019
Very Good
Nov 07, 2019
Doctor is top notch. I am lucky to have him as a doctor
Nov 01, 2019
He knows his stuff. I would not recommend him because of the very long wait times.
Oct 23, 2019
Dr Hwang and staff have all contributed to the good name of UCSF
Oct 05, 2019
very happy with Dr. Hwang and his staff.
Oct 03, 2019
I cannot praise Dr.Hwang enough. Patient empathetic warm and courteous.
Sep 26, 2019
Sep 26, 2019
Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Hwang is the very best doctor BUT the wait times make it embarrassing to refer friends/relatives.
Sep 13, 2019
superb MD!
Sep 11, 2019
I told my all is very good job
Sep 03, 2019
Pretty good !
Aug 28, 2019
Dr Hwang terrific; other aspects of the experience terrible.
Aug 28, 2019
Aug 26, 2019
Aug 23, 2019
Care provider is good; back-end staff experience was not good.
Aug 22, 2019
Dr Hwang is the BEST! Thank you!!!!!
Jul 25, 2019
Again never saw him. In our MyChart follow-up discussion he implied that I should seek a non-specialist clinic since I have a problem waiting because they do have his delay times. I had been just willing to reschedule with him but not after that comment.
Jul 03, 2019
As I said three hours wait time is too much. No one said there would be delays. There is a sign in an exam room that says people are supposed to keep you in the loop. it just didn't happen and I found the experience excruciating because it is impossible to entertain yourself when you cannot read to pass the time because eyes are dilated.
Jun 17, 2019
Maybe schedule less appts so there wouldn't be such long delays. Dr. Hwang gives adequate time with each patient.. maybe too many appts scheduled.
Jun 16, 2019
My specific problems could not be dealt with this time. I was asked to visit the clinic again in 9 months' time.
Jun 01, 2019
I have recommended several family members and friends to Dr. Hwang's practices. He is a great doctor and person.
May 31, 2019
He isn't accepting new patients.
May 31, 2019
Dr. Hwang is extremely competent and I have every confidence in him. I don't think he spent 5 minutes with me even though I waited 2 hours to see him. I know he is extremely busy. At this visit he was more concerned with teaching his two Fellows or Residents (I don't know where they were in their medical training) than with talking to me. He saw the problem immediately even though it had benn "missed" by others. He immediately scheduled me for a laser treatment but unfortunately the soonest appointment was 6 weeks away.
May 17, 2019
My care provider is exceptional!
May 10, 2019
With great enthusiasm I highly recommend Dr. Hwang to anyone in need of his outstanding skills.
May 10, 2019
I could not be more appreciative of the excellent application of skill thorough communications and highly professional environment in which Doctor Hwang And the "EyeTeam" delivered phenomenal medical services.
May 08, 2019
Dr. Hwang is great.
May 02, 2019
the doctor is terrific.
Apr 15, 2019
Dr. Hwang is an excellent doctor and I have already recommended him and UCSF to others.
Apr 15, 2019
Excellent doctor. Just very busy.
Apr 13, 2019
I could not ask for a more considerate and informed Dr.
Apr 10, 2019
Dr. Hwang and all his staff are thoughtful caring competent professionals
Apr 04, 2019
His lateness at this appointment. And the fact that I was rushed to come in 2.5 hours earlier than my scheduled surgery the day before with threat of having my surgery that day cancelled really give me much disrespect for this physician.
Mar 31, 2019
Excellent communication from all the physicians. Very knowledgeable and most importantly personable and didn't rush through the appointment even though the day was busy. I appreciated it!
Mar 26, 2019
I don't know anyone who else who has cornea issues.
Mar 25, 2019
Dr Hwang is very busy an she's an excellent dr who always tries o make time for his patients even though he has such a busy schedule
Mar 25, 2019
Doctor is always warm and caring. He explains things very well and encourages questions. He makes you feel very comfortable and confident in his knowledge and skills.
Mar 21, 2019
Thus far I have been very pleased with Dr Hwang. He seems to care about my situation has provided detailed information of my condition and has answered all of my questions. I wish he had more availability. Scheduling has been a challenge.
Mar 16, 2019
This provider was recommended by a specialist in the same field and is probably a world class expert as well as a very pleasant person.
Mar 13, 2019
Re: the last ? See my earlier comments. Of course I would recommend David Hwang for his expertise but I can't recommend [name redacted] in general because of the astonishing amount of time that it takes during an appt.
Mar 08, 2019
Outstanding care provided by Dr. Hwang.
Mar 02, 2019
DR Hwang is the Best.....#1. I am very fortunate to have found him.
Feb 27, 2019
Excellant care provider
Feb 16, 2019
Top notch!
Feb 15, 2019
[name redacted] Thank you for providing me an excellent physician: Dr. Hwang at Beckman Vision Center
Feb 14, 2019
Dr Hwang is the BEST!!!!!!
Feb 07, 2019
great experience
Jan 31, 2019
Dr Hwang is the BEST!!! Thank you UCSF! Thank you AMERICA!
Jan 30, 2019
Always a great experience!
Jan 25, 2019
Dr Hwang is amazing and wonderful. The whole cores team has been outstanding except for MA Grace yesterday. Please train her. you want to keep this outstanding team!!!
Jan 25, 2019
DR Hwang displayed excellent professionalism and patience in all are communications and clearly and thoroughly explained possible risk factors outcomes that immediately gained my confidence. I am happy to provide more details if necessary.
Jan 19, 2019
The doctor is terrific
Jan 19, 2019
Did not spend time talking about the medications being prescribed but I did not have a problem with that. Too soon to talk about follow up care. This was a pre-surgery appointment.
Jan 16, 2019
Every stage in the process of seeing Dr. Hwang was efficient professionally conducted and comfortable. From my point of view this is one of the best clinics I have been seen in at UCSF
Jan 16, 2019
I have complete confidence in Dr. Hwang.
Jan 13, 2019
Top notch! Could not have been any better!
Jan 06, 2019
Dec 14, 2018
Dec 12, 2018
Dr. David Hwang is EXECLLENT
Dec 10, 2018
long waiting time to see a provider
Dec 07, 2018
Dr Hwang always takes great care as is a wonderful doctor and dedicated physician with great interpersonal skills
Dec 05, 2018
Dr. Hwang is awesome!
Nov 23, 2018
Nov 19, 2018
I was chastised by this provider for the time lapsed between appointments. I began to explain the reason why (great difficulty in accessing his office unreturned calls needing to take time off work to come to appointments) but decided not to explain because I did not think he would listen or care.
Nov 18, 2018
Dr Hwang is the BEST!!!!
Nov 11, 2018
The doctor is terrific and I am lucky to have him as my doctor
Nov 07, 2018
Dr HWANG is THE best! He's a flat out genius.